Monday, 16 July 2012

Drimia maritima

 Drimia maritima Sea squill 

Cebolla marino 
Grows from sea-level to 1,300m. The green leaves appear after the flowers and remain all winter and spring. It flowers from August to October.  It is very poisonous and it has been used as a heart stimulant and diuretic in the past. It can be mistaken for an Asphodelus. These plants are just starting to flower now. 3.9.2015.

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